RNS Number : 5405O
30 June 2010
Voting Rights and Capital - Transparency Directive Disclosure
London 30 June 2010
Pursuant to Disclosure and Transparency Rule 5.6:-
- The issued share capital of BP p.l.c. comprised 18,789,561,052 ordinary shares
par value US$0.25 per share, excluding shares held in treasury and those bought
back for cancellation, and 12,706,252 preference shares, par value GBP1 per
share. Both the ordinary shares and the preference shares have voting rights.
Preference shares have two votes for every GBP5 in nominal capital held and
ordinary shares have one vote for every share held.
- The total number of voting rights in BP p.l.c. is 18,794,643,552. This figure
excludes (i) 1,857,539,914 ordinary shares which have been bought back and held
in treasury by BP; and (ii) 112,803,287 ordinary shares which have been bought
back for cancellation. These shares are not taken into consideration in relation
to the payment of dividends and voting at shareholders' meetings.
This information may be used by shareholders for the calculations by which they
will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to
their interest in, BP p.l.c. under the FSA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.
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